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The Visual Language of Drawing free pdf Featuring the insights of 15 current and former Art Students League instructors, this stunning volume reassesses the art of drawing not as a technique, but as the essential grammar of all visual thinking. In an illuminating introductory essay, James Lancel McElhinney punctures the myth that learning to draw is something for experts only and presents methods for making, appreciating and teaching drawing. The 15 contributors then offer a broad range of stylistic approaches and methodologies, accompanied by examples of their own and their students' artwork. A final section of basic exercises, along with information on materials, techniques and resources, completes this inspirational study.

About James Lancel McElhinney

James Lancel McElhinney's artwork has been shown in more than 40 solo gallery and museum exhibitions. In addition to teaching life drawing at the Art Students League of New York, McElhinney teaches Foundations drawing at Pratt Institute. For more than 130 years, the Art Students League of New York, founded by and for artists in 1875, has provided an open-door policy for anyone seeking artistic training. Many artists who have shaped the vocabulary of art worldwide have been instructors, lecturers and students here. They include Georgia O'Keeffe, Norman Rockwell, Jackson Pollock, Robert Rauschenberg, Roy Lichtenstein and Mark Rothko.

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Author : James Lancel McElhinney
Publisher : Sterling
Data Published : 04 October 2012
ISBN : 1402768486
EAN : 9781402768484
Format Book : PDF, Epub, DOCx, TXT
Number of Pages : 208 pages
Age + : 15 years
Language : English
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